Category: RIGs

“Rites vs. Rights: Female Genital Cutting in Sub-Saharan Africa,” a lecture by Angela Montague

[ April 11, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Dr. Angela Montague, University of Oregon, “Rites vs. Rights: Female Genital Cutting in Sub-Saharan Africa”

Dr. Montague is a postdoctoral teaching fellow, UO Department of Anthropology, and an adjunct instructor, Department of International Studies. This lecture is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Gender in Africa […]

Irma Velásquez, “Activism and Social Change in Postwar Guatemala”

[ May 11, 2016; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Global Scholars Hall
Room 123 (Great Room)
Poster PDF

Irma Velásquez, “Activism and Social Change in Postwar Guatemala.”

Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj will speak about activism and social change in postwar Guatemala in a talk at the Global Scholars Hall at 5 pm on May 11.

Irma Velásquez is a journalist, social anthropologist, and international spokeswoman who has been at […]

Combining Activism and Research: Synergies and Obstacles

[ May 10, 2016; 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Poster PDF

Panel: Combining Activism and Research: Synergies and Obstacles

Presentations by:

Daniel HoSang, UO Department of Political Science
Lynn Stephen, UO Department of Anthropology
Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj

Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj is a journalist, social anthropologist, and international spokeswoman who has been at the forefront in struggles for respect for indigenous […]

The Ancient and The Modern: Customary and Civil Marriage & Family Law in Gabon

[ May 3, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Dr. Rachel Jean-Baptiste, Department of History, University of California-Davis, “The Ancient and The Modern Customary and Civil Marriage & Family Law in Gabon”

This lecture is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Gender in Africa and the African Diaspora Research Interest Group and the African Studies […]

“Love, Money, and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS,” a lecture by Sanyu Mojola

[ May 12, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_23398" align="alignright" width="100"] Sanyu Mojola[/caption]

Knight Library
Studio A
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

A lecture sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Gender in Africa and the African Diaspora Research Interest Group. Sanyu A. Mojola is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is the author […]

Public Screening of film “Sista in the Brotherhood,” with Q&A discussion afterward by director and producer

[ March 11, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Lawrence 177
UO campus
free & open to the public

The Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Social Sciences Feminist Network research interest group will offer a public screening of the film Sista in the Brotherhood on Friday, March 11, 2016, from 7 pm to 9 pm in Lawrence 177 on the University of Oregon campus.

Director […]